From: Adam Heath <doogie@br...> - 2005-08-04 23:32:55
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Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2005 18:30:09 -0500 (CDT)
From: Adam Heath <adam@...>
Cc: Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@...>
Subject: Re: [uml-devel] Host kernel requirements for UML
On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Jeff Dike wrote:
> It looks at /proc/cpuinfo for some information about cmov and xmm support
> on the processor.
Wouldn't it make more sense to actually test for those instructions instead of
parsing proc, for use on systems without a linux compatible /proc.
From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ad...> - 2005-08-05 02:18:46
On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 06:32:48PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> Wouldn't it make more sense to actually test for those instructions instead of
> parsing proc, for use on systems without a linux compatible /proc.
Yes, it would, and the code would probably be simpler.